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  Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society

Thursday May 3, 2018 from 7 - 9 pm

"Our Vanishing Cacti"

Presented by Bill Thornton

Click here to watch the presentation of the meeting on video

Note the meeting location:

Sky Islands Public High School, 6000 E. 14th Street, Tucson, AZ 85711

Nearly 500 species of our favorite plants are threatened with extinction. Twenty seven species are listed as “critically endangered”.

In this program Bill Thornton looks at some of the leading threats to all cacti, with special attention to three endangered Arizona species, what has been and is being done, and with examples from some of the world’s most endangered plants and what needs to be done to save them. Are we up to the task?

Bill is a second generation native Arizonan, lifelong desert plant lover, long time TCSS member and frequent cactus rescuer. He also serves on the boards of the Arizona Heritage Alliance and Friends of Ironwood Forest.

Please come and enjoy an evening with Bill. Have some excellent refreshments, win some wonderful plants and take home a free plant provided by TCSS. It is an opportunity to learn a few things, gather some plants and enjoy a great program.




Free Plant Giveaway


May Refreshments

Those with family names beginning with
H - M
, please bring your choice of refreshments to the
meeting. Your generous sharing will
be greatly appreciated and enjoyed!

Meeting Schedule

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TCSS reserves the right to change dates and/or program should it be necessary.